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Tue, 19 Apr 2005 14:42:05 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) - Black smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel's chimney Monday evening, signaling that the cardinals sequestered inside for the first papal conclave of the new millennium failed to elect a new pope.
Tue, 19 Apr 2005 10:31:28 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) - A murmur spread through the crowd in a Babel of tongues, "nero," "schwarz," "black", after cardinals on Tuesday concluded their third vote without agreeing on a successor to Pope John Paul II.
Tue, 19 Apr 2005 09:33:21 GMTEvents in the life of Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI:
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Tue, 12 Apr 2005 10:36:34 GMTRecalling that Polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla made almost no top-contender lists the last time a pope was chosen, prognosticators this time are casting a wide net, along with a dozen front-runners, cardinals from Cuba, Canada, India, even Indonesia have been mentioned.
Sun, 10 Apr 2005 14:54:52 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) - Mourning pilgrims packed churches around Rome on Sunday to remember Pope John Paul II in services presided over by cardinals, who praised the late pope for touching hearts worldwide but were careful not to stray from scripted homilies.
Sat, 09 Apr 2005 05:23:20 GMTVATICAN CITY - Cardinals began "an intense period of silence and prayer" before their conclave to choose the next pope, saying Saturday they would stop speaking publicly to protect the strict secrecy surrounding the centuries-old tradition.
Fri, 08 Apr 2005 14:47:15 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) - The funeral for Pope John Paul II begins Friday with an intimate ceremony attended only by high-ranking prelates, who place a pouch of silver and bronze medals and a scrolled account of his life in his coffin.